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Curious George's Dictionary

Curious George's Dictionary
  • #: 104184
  • Price: $4.99 In Apple Store
  • Category: Books
  • Updated: 2009-07-26
  • Current Version: 1.02
  • 1.02
  • Size: 272.00 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: ScrollMotion, Inc
  • Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 2.2.1 or later
  • © 2008 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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2009 Nappa Gold Winner

National Parenting Publications Awards

The world’s most curious monkey investigates new words in this fully interactive picture dictionary for young children. Both entertaining and educationally sound, it features charming illustrations and reflects recent research in early childhood literacy. Children can navigate from A to Z with simple swipes and taps, through nearly six hundred words.

Watch the demo video on YouTube: keyword "Curious George's Dictionary"

To use:

- Scroll back and forth along the alphabet menu. Tap the picture to hear the letter or section read aloud, and tap the blue letter box to go there.

- On each vocabulary page:

- Swipe left and right for new words in alphabetical order.

- Tap the blue house (top right) to return to the main alphabet menu.

- Tap the screen to hear the word read aloud.

- Tap the blue letter box (bottom right) to bring up a secondary menu bar. Scroll left and right along the bar to skip quickly to different words. Tap the box again to hide.

Also included:

- “How To” is an illustrated user’s guide to the application.

- “Learn, ” an illustrated story, shows George learning to look up words in his dictionary, drawing children in while introducing them to dictionary skills.

- “Numbers, ” “Quantities, ” “Colors & Shapes, ” and “Opposites” present thematic vocabulary groupings with whimsical illustrations.

Note: This app is a large multimedia experience. For best results, reboot your device after download. We will make periodic updates to address known issues. Please email us at icebergsupport@scrollmotion.com with any technical problems before posting a review.

About Houghton Mifflin

Boston-based Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company is a global education leader and the world's largest publisher of educational materials for pre-K–12 schools. The Company publishes a comprehensive set of best-in-class educational solutions, ranging from research-based textbook programs to instructional technology to standards-based assessments for students and educators. The Company also publishes an extensive line of reference works and award-winning literature for adults and young readers. With origins dating back to 1832, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt combines its tradition of excellence with a commitment to innovation. To learn more about Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, visit www.hmhpub.com.

About Scrollmotion

ScrollMotion, creator of the Iceberg Reader, is a content technology company based in downtown New York City. For more, visit www.scrollmotion.com.

What's New in Version 1.02

- Removed sound echo
- Disabled auto dimming
- Updated control behavior

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0/5 stars

Would like my money back

I purchased this app, based on several ratings and that it look real cute for my special education students to use. I was excited until I tried it on my students' new iPod Touches (all 10) and on every single one within 15 seconds it would quit. I tried several times. I downloaded again and re-synced each iPod Touch and still had the same problem. I have not any problem with the 50+ apps my students use.

0/5 stars

Stick with the free app

The free app is a pretty nice app, so I downloaded the full version. The full version crashes shortly after the app launches. I tried to contact support, no response. I would save the headache and stick with the free app...

0/5 stars

App crashes

This app worked great for a while, but the past few weeks it crashes every time I open it. My kids and I are very disappointed.


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